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2011 Census  

Welcome to the 2011 Census Page

Scotland’s Census is organised by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Scotland's Census Website 

Releases 2D and 3C of results from Scotland’s 2011 Census are now available. These release statistics present further details from the census on:

  • Release 2D:

Key results on Long-term health conditions, central heating and deprivation.

  • Release 3C:
Detailed characteristics on Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion in Scotland.

Results on these and other topics from Releases 2, 3A and 3B are available via the Census Data Explorer function on the Scotland's Census website.

News and Updates
Find all the latest news and updates relating to the ongoing work we are doing to produce statistical data from Scotland's 2011 Census.

Policy and Methodology
Our approach to the census is outlined in key documents, such as the Scotland's Census 2011 Government Statement and its supporting evidence paper, within the Policy and Methodology section.
Consultation and Research
This section contains information on consultations, seminars and user groups associated with Scotland's 2011 Census.

NRS undertook extensive preparation work in advance of the census, to make sure that people would understand the questions and that the questionnaire delivery and processing arrangements would work. This section gives information on the 2009 rehearsal and the 2006 census test.

A Sample of the 2011 Household Questionnaire is available as a PDF file (781 Kb).
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Page last updated: 9 April 2014

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